The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 95 112 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.19% 0.21% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.22% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 15
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £41,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £61,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
BGP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 246 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.73% 17.30% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 219 131
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

BGP
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the East Sussex region.

BGP Salary Trend in East Sussex

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 19 (79.17%) Juniper
3 16 (66.67%) VPN
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (58.33%) VLAN
6 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
6 13 (54.17%) Firewall
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco
6 13 (54.17%) CCNP
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 12 (50.00%) Network Security
7 12 (50.00%) F5
8 11 (45.83%) Xen
8 11 (45.83%) KVM
8 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (45.83%) Ruby
8 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 11 (45.83%) CCIE
8 11 (45.83%) Java
8 11 (45.83%) Perl
8 11 (45.83%) MySQL
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 11 (45.83%) Python
8 11 (45.83%) SMTP
8 11 (45.83%) HTTP
9 10 (41.67%) MPLS
9 10 (41.67%) Ubuntu

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
3 14 (58.33%) VLAN
4 13 (54.17%) Firewall
5 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) Network Security
6 11 (45.83%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) SMTP
6 11 (45.83%) HTTP
7 10 (41.67%) MPLS
8 9 (37.50%) IP Telephony
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (37.50%) LAN
8 9 (37.50%) WAN
8 9 (37.50%) Wireless
9 8 (33.33%) RIP
9 8 (33.33%) SSL
9 8 (33.33%) Unified Communications
9 8 (33.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
1 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Administrator
3 10 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
1 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 8 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) Perl
1 11 (45.83%) Python
1 11 (45.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CCNP
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCIE
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) KVM
2 11 (45.83%) Xen
3 4 (16.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Icinga
2 4 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Juniper
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) SAP